• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

African Influences on Colonial Cuisine

sesame plant

The three peoples of Jamestown - Virginia Indian, English and African - had their own unique foodways. Please click on the words below to learn more about foods associated with African cuisine.


Did You Know?

Buttercup flower in full bloom

The common dandelion, buttercup and white clover we see in Virginia today originally came from Europe.